Skip to comments.Belgium's parliament votes through child euthanasia
Posted on 02/13/2014 1:07:21 PM PST by Cronos
Parliament in Belgium has passed a bill allowing euthanasia for terminally ill children without any age limit, by 86 votes to 44, with 12 abstentions.
...Opponents argue children cannot make such a difficult decision.
It is twelve years since Belgium legalised euthanasia for adults.
In the Netherlands, Belgium's northern neighbour, euthanasia is legal for children over the age of 12, if there is parental consent.
Under the Dutch conditions, a patient's request for euthanasia can be fulfilled by a doctor if the request is "voluntary and well-considered" and the patient is suffering unbearably, with no prospect of improvement.
One man in the public gallery of Belgium's parliament shouted "murderers" in French when the vote was passed, Reuters news agency reports.
... Church leaders argued the law is immoral.
"The law says adolescents cannot make important decisions on economic or emotional issues, but suddenly they've become able to decide that someone should make them die," Brussels Archbishop Andre-Joseph Leonard, head of the Catholic Church in Belgium, said at a prayer vigil last week.
..Some paediatricians have warned vulnerable children could be put at risk and have questioned whether a child can really be expected to make such a difficult choice.
Last week 160 Belgian paediatricians signed an open letter against the law, claiming that there was no urgent need for it and that modern medicine is capable of alleviating pain.
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Abortion is just the prenatal form of the same thing.
The feeding of Moloch continues apace.
Shaking my head. This is unbelievable.
“terminally ill” such as depression and hang nails probably
How is all this different from what Satan wanted??
A child in the womb is a child. A human being. Years of killing them has warped peoples’ perceptions of what’s right and wrong.
Which child will be the first? Will the belgian left celebrate the murder?
The world is backwards. Right is wrong and wrong is right.
I have nothing against Belgians as such, but the country seems to have been mostly evil, at least since the time of King Leopold.
Which, I suppose, is why the EU chose to have its HQ there.
the BBC article itself is filled with propaganda about a subject that exists only with the help of propaganda ...
Phy Asst Suicide to be voted on by CT Legislature in April. Favored to pass.
The Germans must have really slapped them hard. They clear beat the human out of them.
I support euthanasia for liberals.
Since liberals now kill their unborn children, they should have the privilege of killing themselves.
Nazi evil seems so trite these days...
The waffles either intentionally or unintentionally opened up the door for pedophelia as well. After all, if kids can not choose death, what arguement is there that they cannot consent to sex?
This way Belgians can explain those dead kids in those locked basement rooms.
When does that space ship for Mars leave?
Earth is becoming a hell hole.
Why listen to experts? Proving once again that liberalism is a demonic cult and Satan has a stranglehold on them. The spirit of delusion over them is strong.
Figures-—The sex-ring and homosexual capital of the world, along with Netherlands. More dehumanization habituated and Godless nihilism which is its natural product of their lifestyles.
There is a veritable cult of death flourishing through out the Western World. The love of death initiated out of a love of vice. After a while the vice addict can no longer stand himself so he wants to die. The love of death has spread from that initial group into an ever increasing number. It is a cult, a very dangerous cult.
Does my 38-year-old brother-in-law qualify? Because he is an absolute child.
If so, I’m all in with tickets in hand.
I’m 38, I hope you’re not meaning me :P
Hard to believe, isn’t it?
As you start deviating and evermore adopting a new sense of normal, eventually you get to a point where killing a 7 year old boy who has Down’s is ethical.
There are people in the US asking for the same, and I wouldn’t be shocked at all if in 20 years as with the shift in attitudes regards homosexuality, this becomes palatable by main stream America.
I say euthanize all those who voted for this. I say also, euthanize all those who vote for any kind of abortion. They are already brain dead.